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Type Emblem Heartless Heartless Emblem
Kana/Kanji ガーゴイル
Romaji Gāgoiru
French Gargouille
German Gargoyle
Games Kingdom Hearts
Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories
Gargoyle's Gallery

Kingdom Hearts

Winged Heartless that mostly appears in Halloween Town. They can move from one place to another almost without notice. Since they are prone to sneak attack, they often get caught off guard by counter attacks.

Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories - Sora's Story

A winged Heartless that mainly appears in Halloween Town.
It pelts its stunned opponents with fireballs.
Before Rescue After
HP 70 135
Attack 24 35
Defense 20 27
MP Recovery 34 47
EXP 20 120
Weapon Fire Bliz. Thndr.
x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0
Gravity Stop KO Other
x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0
(15) MP Ball x 4
Ether (2%), Mega-Ether (0.5%), Lucid Gem (4%)
Halloween Town
Before Rescue After
HP 70 135
Attack 24 35
Defense 20 27
MP Recovery 34 47
EXP 20 120
Weapon Fire Bliz. Thndr.
x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0
Gravity Stop KO Other
x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0
Hercules Cup

Seed 9 (Dusk Vanguard): 9x Gargoyle
Seed 6 (Stray Phantom): 6x Gargoyle
Seed 3 (Dark Squadron): 3x Gargoyle

Hades Cup

Seed 38 (Blue Legion): 38x Gargoyle
Seed 27 (Terrible Fists): 27x Gargoyle
Seed 23 (Black Flap): 23x Gargoyle
Seed 15 (Air Brigade): 15x Gargoyle

Floor Basement HP AP EXP
2 11 88 6 13
3 10 96 7 20
4 9 104 9 28
5 8 112 10 35
6 7 120 12 43
Physical Fire Bliz. Thndr. Neutral
x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0
Status Effects Grav. Stun Stop Warp
x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0
Bind Conf. Terr. Mgnt. Frze.
x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0
Gargoyle (card)
Become invisible and reduce your chances of being hit.
Duration Cost Values Duel Time
1 reload 30 CP - - -
Halloween Town



The Gargoyle (ガーゴイル Gāgoiru?) is an Emblem Heartless that is found in Kingdom Hearts, Kingdom Hearts Final Mix, Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories, and Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories.


Vaguely resembling their architectural counterparts, Heartless Gargoyles appear fairly rough around the edges. Their dark grey skin is covered by a dark purple bodysuit with roughly stitched-on light purple sleeves that end in a gold zig-zag trim and jagged edges. The purple color extends to cover the head and horns, and the horns also feature black stripes. Like other Heartless, the Gargoyle has golden eyes and a craggy maw, but it can unhinge its jaw to fearsome proportions. Their talons are long, but not nearly as alien as their dark grey feet, which are spindly and two-toed. Their leather-like wings are also pointy and sharp, particularly the tops which resemble spires, spearheads, or even a portion of the Nobody symbol.

The Kingdom Hearts Final Mix Gargoyles are much more colorful than the darker version seen in the original game. The Kingdom Hearts Final Mix versions are clad in light blue, with bright green sleeves, the blue gradating to a pale pink on the top of the heads and horns, and flame-like orange and yellow wings, while their feet are black.

The Gargoyle gets its name from resembling architectural gargoyles, stone representations of a mythological spirit said to ward off darkness.


Kingdom HeartsEdit

During the climax of Sora's adventures in Halloween Town, Oogie Boogie calls out to the Heartless after swallowing the artificial heart created by Dr. Finkelstein, hoping to control them. The only Heartless that came to help him were two Gargoyles because Heartless were not very attracted to a fake heart.


This type of Heartless has a hard-to-read attack cycle. One moment it is in orb form, flying around Sora's head, the next moment charging up an attack by spewing a homing ball of light from its mouth. This Heartless actually only has a few basic attacks, but they are quite powerful, so watch out.


  • Wing Attack: Unexpectedly enlarges its wings and thrusts them at you with alarming speed, dealing great damage.
  • Claw Attack: Lashes out with claws, dealing a heavy blow.
  • Kick Attack: Takes a quick swing with both its legs at you, dealing small damage.
  • Spewing Attack: Throwing its head back, it almost seems to expel a heat-seeking ball of powerful energy, causing heavy damage.
  • Transporting: Not so much an attack, but more of an unexpected way for it to get closer to you. It silently turns into a ball of blue flame, and dives down towards you, preparing for an attack. Be on your guard if you see one doing this.

Other appearancesEdit

On the box art of Kingdom Hearts, a Gargoyle Heartless is in the bottom right corner.

Introduced in Kingdom Hearts
Shadow | Soldier | Air Soldier | Large Body | Red Nocturne | Blue Rhapsody | Yellow Opera | Green Requiem | Powerwild | Bouncywild | Bandit | Fat Bandit | Pot Spider | Barrel Spider
Search Ghost | Sheltering Zone | Sea Neon | Screwdiver | Aquatank | Gargoyle | Wight Knight | Pirate | Air Pirate | Battleship | Shadow Sora | Darkball | Wyvern | Defender | Wizard
White Mushroom | Black Fungus | Rare Truffle | Invisible | Angel Star | Bit Sniper
Introduced in Kingdom Hearts Final Mix
Gigas Shadow | Stealth Soldier | Black Ballade | Sniperwild | Grand Ghost | Pot Scorpion | Missile Diver | Jet Balloon | Chimaera | Pink Agaricus | Neoshadow
Introduced in Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories
Creeper Plant | Crescendo | Tornado Step
Introduced in Kingdom Hearts II
Silver Rock | Emerald Blues | Crimson Jazz | Trick Ghost | Rabid Dog | Hook Bat | Bookmaster | Minute Bomb | Hammer Frame | Bulky Vendor | Fortuneteller | Cannon Gun | Rapid Thruster | Driller Mole
Lance Soldier | Morning Star | Fiery Globe | Icy Cube | Luna Bandit | Gargoyle Knight | Gargoyle Warrior | Graveyard | Toy Soldier | Aeroplane | Hot Rod | Assault Rider | Nightwalker | Bolt Tower
Magnum Loader | Strafer | Devastator | Living Bone | Shaman | Aerial Knocker | Armored Knight | Surveillance Robot
Introduced in Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix
Spring Metal | Air Viking | Magic Phantom | Perplex | Runemaster | Iron Hammer | Mad Bumper | Silent Launcher | Reckless | Lance Warrior | Necromancer | Aerial Champ
Introduced in Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
Mega-Shadow | Scarlet Tango | Grey Caprice | Striped Aria | Sapphire Elegy | Pink Concerto | Turquoise March | Emerald Serenade | Dire Plant | Fire Plant | Blizzard Plant | Poison Plant
Massive Possessor | Rare Vendor | Guardian | Destroyer | Skater Bomb | Storm Bomb | Detonator | Deserter | Sergeant | Commander | Flare Note | Bubble Beat | Barrier Master | Large Armor | Clay Armor
Solid Armor | Land Armor | Snapper Dog | Bully Dog | Cymbal Monkey | Tricky Monkey | Novashadow | Air Battler | Aerial Master | Artful Flyer | Sky Grappler | Snowy Crystal | Ice Cannon | Switch Launcher
Jumbo Cannon | Spiked Crawler | Scorching Sphere | Creepworm | Hover Ghost | Carrier Ghost | Living Pod | Zip Slasher | Dual Blade | Heat Saber | Chill Ripper | Blitz Spear | Stalwart Blade
Tailbunker | Avalanche | Wavecrest | Phantomtail | Windstorm | Dustflier | Orcus
Introduced in Kingdom Hearts coded
Blox Bug | Danger Bug | Metal Bug | Prize Bug | Eliminator | Gold Tricholoma
Introduced in Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix
Dark Hide